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Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 4:00pm EDT
army major nadal hassan spoke just three words t at his trial today. the defense rests. prosecutors brought nearly 90 witnesses and he called none of his own. the army cak psychiatrist admitd he was the shooter in his opening statement. he faces 13 counts of murder and 32 counts of attempted murder. closing arguments begin tomorrow. al jazeera we're live in fort hood. hassan has not really helped himself in clear himself in his case when he passed on the chance to defend himself. he wanted to tell jurors that he killed u.s. soldiers to save lives in afghanistan, but the judge deemed that irrelevant. he was limited to addressing the facts of the case. facts the accused agrees with. most observers would call this an unique trial. not own is hassan representing himself, he also told the jury on day one that he is the shooter. hassan is charged with 13 murders, 12 of the victims were soldiers. one was a civilian who rushed to hassan to try to stop the shooting. prosecutors made it a seen of heroism and chaos during the attack. 89 prosecution witnesses took the stands. a police officer w
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 11:00am EDT
witnesses, but hassan who admitted he was the shooter, called no one. he rested his cases moments after he was scheduled to begin his hassan really rested his case before he began. he said four words, the defense has rested. he called no witnesses, and told the judge that he does not want the injury to consider any lesser charges than voluntary manslaughter. >> now even though he did act as his own attorney, he had lawyers standing by with him, right?arg. he wanted to say that he targeted u.s. soldiers to defending lives in afghanistan. the judge said that is irrelevant to the case, which leads us to the facts o that left him with very little left to say. >> thank you, heidi. >>> a sentencing hearing getting underway in washington state for robert bales. he has already pleaded guilty to the murders. survivors in the attack have been testifying. tuesday an afghan farmer who survived being shot cursed bales and then broke down. >>> the 9/11 pretrial hearings are underway at guantanamo bay. >>> and children in japan are contracting thyroid cancer, and it's being linked to the fukishi
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 1:00pm EDT
hood in 2009 activists at the trial question no one for his defense? >> hassan spoke four words in court this morning. the defense has rested. he called on no witnesses, and he told the judge that he does not want the jury to consider any lesser offenses like voluntary manslaughter. this leads us to a quick ramp to the defense portion of the court-martial. the fact that hassan was barred from using the one argument that he would like to use, saying he was targeting u.s. soldiers in defense of muslim lives in afghanistan. early on in the legal process the judge said that argument is irrelevant. leading us with just the fact of the case which hassan has never disputed telling jurors on day one of this court-martial that he is the shooter. the jury has been dismissed until tomorrow when they'll reconvene for closing statement and deliberations. heidi jo castro, al jazeera, fort hood, texas. >> a sensing is underway in the case of staff sergeant bales. bales has pleaded guilty to murders and they want him to face life behind bars. we're live in washington. so, alan, this has been reall
FOX News
Aug 21, 2013 6:00am PDT
, now it's major nadal hassan's turn. he has the opportunity to present his side of the case if there is a side. when court gets underway at 10:00 a.m. eastern time hassan representing himself is accused of killing 13 people in a shooting rampage at fort hood. how do we expect his testimony to go. >> reporter: this is the moment everyone has been waiting for in this long awaited court-martial. because hassan is acting as his own lawyer this could get interesting. yesterday the judge told major hassan you must ask yourself questions if you class to testify. you are not allowed to make a statement. it must be in a q and a format. if he chooses to do so, that could be awfully bizarre to watch. but taking the stand also opens him up to cross-examination by the prosecution. a lot of military law experts told me they would be surprised if this morning major hassan has chosen to put himself in that position. but this has been a court-martial full of odd behavior of the 42-year-old psychiatrist who asked very few questions of the 90 witnesses called by the government the past few days. if he
CBS
Aug 21, 2013 5:00pm EDT
nidal hassan rested his case today. he didn't call witnesses as part of his defense. nidal hassan admitted to the shooting in opening statements and tried to defend his actions because of his muslim religion. spin off business is selling ar 15. dick suspended sales after newtown connecticut. field and stream, a new outdoor store opened in western pennsylvania is selling ar-15. there is no word if they will sell rifles in their store again. so-called thrill kill of a oklahoma baseball player. now we are hering the -- hearing the 911 call, fox's robert gray has the story. >> three oklahoma teachers make a shocking admission. >> they said we were bored, we had nothing to do and decided to kill somebody. that somebody was transplant from australia in ada, oklahoma. the perfect person, he would be the outcome you would find. >> reporter: lane's girlfriend described him as one of a kind. they were out jogging when he was shot in the back. lane was fighting for his life as good samaritans helped him. >> he is not conscious. is he still breathing? barely. >> 17-year-old michael dwyane jon
CBS
Aug 21, 2013 6:00am EDT
nidal hassan's turn. he was told he cannot make statements and ask himself questions then answer them. latest twist in bizarre court marshal trial. four state department officials back at work and no longer on paid administrator leave. ambassador stephens and four others killed. some republicans in congress outraged that the four are back on the job. >> brand new information about how the race for the next virginia governor is shaping up. a new university poll shows democrat terry mckol la with a clear lead over cuccinelli. people who took the polls said trustworthiness was their top concern, 93% of respondents ranking it as very or extremely important. >> two words that make your day better "free pie." we'll tell you about a give away that will make the world a happier place. coming up next, rg3 is on the sidelines because of an injury. monday night, an injury took out the second in command. an update on kirk cousins coming up. >> making headlines, wall street journal supporting nsa surveillance covers 75% of all traffic. >> wow. covers more communications of americans than officials
CBS
Aug 21, 2013 4:30am EDT
shooting soldiers. now it's army major naddal hassan's turn. he is representing himself. the judge told him he cannot make statements only ask himself questions and answer them. it's latest twist in the bizarre court martial for the 2009 shooting that killed 13 and wounded dozen more. here at home new testimony in the murder trial of the man accuse of killedding a local loc college student. they say van necessarya pham -- vanessa pham shot back and had more than a dozen defense wounds in her car. >> julio blanco-garcia nevero-ga looked up as the doctor described in vivid detail how vanessa pham last her life in 2010. fighting with both hands beforef being fatally stabbed in stabbee neck and chest. >> it would not be initially fatal. bleeding out was the mechanism of her death. she bled, bled, bled out.ut. >> dr. williams told the court vanessa pham had numerous slash and stab wounds to the face, f chest and knees. would it be painself in would she have time think?? to both questions dr. williams said yes. police found a number of items inside her car including a cloth baby diaper and a
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 12:00pm EDT
. >>> and hassan has rested his case without calling any witnesses. ♪ >>> a military judge sentences private bradley manning to 35 years in prison. the former intelligence kiwikil. mike viqueira, prosecutors wanted more than that. let's manning the maximum sentence according to lind would have been 90 years. the prosecutes asked for 60. [ technical difficulties ] >> and an altruist in the name of transparency. some 700,000 documents were leaked, among them, richel as you know that video of the attack on 11 individuals who ended up being non-combatant. a mistake on the part of these pilots, he has a camera slung over his arm, did one of the journalists. that video, while the advocates bradley manning. there are protests already being planned throughout the course of the day. one outside the white house this evening who say he is being unjustly maligned. these charges are totally unjustified. they put him on something of a pedestal, although it has to be noted as far as the american public see what the impact of a case like this will be. thank you so much. >> okay. >>> there are calls
CNN
Aug 20, 2013 8:00pm EDT
. >>> the prosecution rested it's case today against major nadal hassan charged with murdering 13 people at fort hood, texas in 2009. he's representing himself at his court marshall. it's unclear if he'll take the stand in his own defense. >>> newly released court documents show dzhokhar tsarnaev suffered multiple gunshot injuries before his capture. this include s a gun shout that entered his mouth and exited through the left side of his face. the documents don't indicate whether it was self-inflicted or down the showdown with police when he was cornered in the back of the boat outside a home. >>> wildlife officials are trying to determine what is causing so many dolphins to die along the eastern seaboard. there are 228 dolphin deaths from new york to virginia. in all of 2012. 111 deaths were recorded. >>> an indiana woman is reunited with her stolen dog five years after she disappeared, thanks to the computer chip in her rottweiler, an arizona shelter was able to put the two back together. great site to see. no word on who took sasha and where she's been. i bet she has a story to tell.
FOX News
Aug 21, 2013 2:00am PDT
hassan was leaning up against. i left the shooter in handcuffs and in care of medics. >> we were told he would call two witnesses to the stand. if so closing arguments would begin and go to the jury for deliberations. >>> wall street trying to figure out when it would change the stimulus program. lauren simonetti from the fox business network. >> stocks suddenly slumping the dow barely holding 15,000. it is edgy ahead of the policy and new fed sheet. this afternoon we learned what the fed was really thinking during the policy meeting last month. ups is telling employees they may not get health insurance next year. in a memo to 15,000 white collar workers ups writes the cost associated with the affordable care act has made it increasingly difficult to continue providing the same level of healthcare benefits to our employees at an affordable cost end quote. it has 60 million a year excl e excludeing working is part of a growing trend. this year 4 percent of large employers say they exclude them if they can. >>> are you ready for a holiday traffic jam? 34.1 million americans will tr
FOX
Aug 21, 2013 6:00am PDT
. >>> army major naddal hassan has chance to give his defense in his trial for killing 13 people and wounding several more at fort hood in texas four years ago. he's acting as his own lawyer but questioned only three of the the prosecution's nearly 90 witnesses. it is unclear if he testifies and if he does, he is expected to talk about religious justifications for his actions. >>> today marks six weeks, the toddler was reported missing. he told police someone kidnapped daphne while he went to the store. daphne's family is desperately seeking any new information for her disappearance much the city is planning to put up daphne's picture and phone number for a tipline in an led billboard in front of the oakland arena. >> there's several missteption. the latest is the opening ceremony much plans for the original multi-million dollar bash were cancelled due to construction and delays. now the chronicle is reporting the scaled down version will take place. governor brown will not take place over the weekend. he will be in michigan. they are still deciding who will participate in the ceremo
FOX
Aug 20, 2013 10:00pm EDT
hundred years after muhammad's death. princess badiya bint el hassan: as far as the religion is concerned there is a requirement of modesty for both men and women, but how you fulfill that requirement is open to debate, you know i do not feel that i am compromising myself as a muslim by not wearing the hijab, and i certainly don't not wear it because i am trying to say that i am not a serious muslim. you can't judge the seriousness of some ones faith and belief by what they wear. rageh omaar: over the last 20 years, in britain as in many western countries, the veil has become a form of identity for many muslim women. some just cover their hair, others their entire face. it is a controversial issue with some european countries now banning women from using the veil. fatima barkatullah is a writer on islamic women. fatima, are you wearing the veil because you are obliged to because of your family or do you do it out of free will? fatima barkatullah: for me it is absolutely 100% free will it's very much about a spiritual journey and about wanting to be the best i can be in god's eyes. when i'
CBS
Aug 21, 2013 7:00am EDT
. meanwhile, army major nidal hassan admitted to killing 13 people on the base in 2009. a judge adviced him to turn his defense over to back up attorneys. jurors could begin deliberations as soon as tomorrow. he faces the death penalty. back here at home, day three of vanessa pham murder trial. pham fought her attacker suffering more than a dozen defense wounds. stab wounds to neck and chest caused her death. her killer, julio blanco garcia possibly left items behind. julio blanco garcia asked pham for a ride while carrying one-year-old daughter. his defense attorney claims he was high on pcp and didn't intend to kill pham. two oklahoma teenagers accused of killing a college baseball player from australia. a third teen charged with accessory to the crime. boys are 15, 16, and 17 years old. they gunned down the 22 year old promising student quote because they were bored. christopher lane jogging when he was shot in the back. he was about to begin his senior year, allison and wisdom. makes you wonder what is going on in this world, shooting people because you are bored. >> awful story. >> it
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 10:00am EDT
nidal hassan has just rested his case. the former army major who could be sentenced to death for killing 13 people in 2009 is acting as his own attorney. the prosecution rested its case after calling nearly 90 witnesses, but hassan has rarely spoken during the court-martial. we're watching for developments on two big stories this morning. a sentencing decision due as early as this hour from a military judge in the case of private bradley manning. and the possible release of former egyptian president, hosni mubarak. this is the 900-page document we call obamacare. it could change costs, coverage, and pretty much all of healthcare in america. my show sorts this all out. in fact, my staff has read the entire thing. which is probably more than what most members of congress can claim. we'll separate politics from policy, and just prescribe the facts. with an autographed jersey, and obama shared a few praise. >> coach shula retired with more wins than any coach in history. each time that record has been challenged, team after team has fallin short. >> michael eaves joins us to talk mor
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